Design problems with several types of knee implants have resulted in lawsuits for individuals who experienced painful complications.
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Exactech Knee and Hip Implant Lawsuit Bellwether Plan Proposed for MDL and Florida State Court Litigation
Parties involved in Exactech knee and hip implant lawsuits have proposed a bellwether trial plan which would include coordination with the state of Florida, where hundreds more claims are filed.
More than 775 Exactech Lawsuits Over Faulty Knee Replacements, Hip Replacements and Ankle Replacements Pending Nationwide: Report
More than 775 Exactech lawsuits have been filed in federal and state courts as parties work toward a plan for bellwether early test trials.
Proposed discovery plans for Exactech recall lawsuits call for the parties to have a plan for the bellwether trial process by July 15.
Lawsuit Alleges Exactech Truliant Knee Failed Due to Defectively Packaged Components, Resulting in Revision Surgery
An Exactech Truliant knee failure lawsuit claims the manufacturer's failure to properly package polyethylene inserts led to a woman's implant failure and need for revision surgery.
FDA Exactech Implant Warning Urges Doctors to Monitor Patients for Failures, Need for Revision Surgery
THe FDA has updated its Exactech implant warning with recommendations for doctors and patients, detailing when revision surgery might be necessary.
Polyethylene Insert in Recalled Exactech Knee Implant Failed, Leading to Revision Surgery, Lawsuit Claims
An Exactech knee implant lawsuit alleges a polyethylene tibial insert, later recalled due to defective packaging, failed, resulting in the need for revision surgery.
Parties have proposed a "Science Day" in mid-April to educate the court on the scientific principles behind Exactech implant failure risks.
A Exactech Truliant knee system lawsuit claims defective packaging led to device failure and the need for revision surgery.
A woman who suffered an Exactech total knee failure says the manufacturer knew about the problems with the implant for years without providing proper warnings.
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